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Airbus outpaces rival Boeing on 2011 plane orders

Jan 17, 2012
Airbus checked off orders for over 1,400 new planes in 2011, while Boeing only tallied up order for around 800 new planes last year.

Boeing to close large plant in Wichita

Jan 5, 2012
Boeing will close a military aircraft plant as President Obama and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta announce budget cuts.

European governments to cut aid to Airbus

Dec 1, 2011
The cuts are supposed to level the playing field in the airline business, but the conflict between Europe's Airbus and America's Boeing could continue to rage on for years.

Obama attends Boeing plane sale

Nov 17, 2011
President Obama will be at a signing ceremony Friday in Indonesia for the purchase of more than 200 Boeing planes by Indonesian airline Lion Air. The $22 billion deal could mean more than 110,000 jobs here at home.

Japanese hack

Sep 19, 2011
Japan discovered a hack into Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd., which in recent years has accounted for almost one quarter of the country's defense....

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